An episode of Panel Borders: Alex Fitch talks to film director Alex Cox and toy designer James Jarvis about the importance of comics in their work.
Press release: "Continuing our month of shows looking at the work of people who aren’t known for their involvement in sequential art, Alex Fitch talks to British film director Alex Cox and celebrated toy designer James Jarvis on the importance of comics to their work. Alex and Alex talk about the prehistory of his classic film Repo Man as a comic book, why its proposed sequel Waldo’s Hawaiian Holiday was turned into a graphic novel and the influence of Dick Tracy on Death and the Compass. Alex and James talk about the latter’s first graphic novel De Profundis and how the style and narratives of comics have influenced his Amos Toys designs and work in general.
(The second half of Alex’s interview with Alex Cox continues in this month’s Electric Sheep Magazine podcast)"